Virginia Motor Speedway Cancels Racing Activities for Saturday May 4

Jamaica, VA – After much discussion and thought speedway management has made the decision to cancel racing activities for Saturday, May 4th due to the high probability of rain for the weekend.

“We have a lot of competitors and fans who travel an enormous amount of highway miles to attend our events,” said track owner Bill Sawyer. “We don’t want anyone to have the burden of making a long trip for nothing.”

The Speedway will take the Mother’s Day weekend off and return to host the first of two mud bogs for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 18th with the 10th Annual Mud Mayhem presented by Atlantic Broadband, James River Equipment, and Eleven divisions of mud maniacs will be competing in the state-of-the-art mud bog facility known as The Pit. For detail visit

Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a ½ mile dirt oval track is located on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 25 miles south of Tappahannock, VA in Jamaica, VA. The speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland, and the Hampton Roads area.

Race fans can go to to view the complete schedule Virginia Motor Speedway’s 2018 season, find detailed event information, get the latest news, and get complete ticket and camping information. In addition, fans can get social with Virginia Motor Speedway by following @vamotorspeedway on Twitter, clicking “Like” at and on

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